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Oct 6, 2012 11:00am EDT
, the american recovery reinvestment act signed into law by president obama on february 17, 2009. this is about 50 minutes. [applause] >> thanks, all of you, for coming and braving the rain. i am thrilled to start by 4 in new york. my wonderful parents are here. the only new yorkers who go to florida to visit their grandchildren. there are a lot of facts and figures and fun characters and colorful stories. i knew it was going to be controversial and it would be revisionist history of the obama stimulus and everybody hates the obama stimulus. obama he did too. a year after it passed a percentage of americans who believe the stimulus created jobs was lower than the percentage of americans who believe elvis was alive. at one point i told the story how obama told his cabinet that the stimulus was the only thing less popular than he was. when you put the words change and obama this close together you are going to get yelled at. the new -- "the new new deal," right wingers the text of the old new deal and left wingers don't think this spineless sellout of a president is fit to share a book jacket wit
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 1:30pm EDT
obama for the same topic. >> when you give speeches and he says people ask him what is your most memorable part of your career he says i would have to say that other people think the most memorable part of my career is the baseball scandal. those records are not here. he was involved in the red cross fund distributions because he was working in the capacity of those organizations so they apply in other places. the congressional papers end up with congressional records, too and they have to create the institutions if they want to pull the whole picture together. >> coverage continues here on booktv. >> we are in our public reading room. we of patrons doing genealogical research and personal computers and looking for good works and we are going into these main authors collection and in the early 1920's henry is the state librarian at the time started collecting books by the writers trying to get them signed whenever possible, and it's grown into this. in fact we also have an annex to this room but we have thousands of titles by writers that have some connection to the state of main
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to him by president obama in a ceremony at the white house in 2011. the nation's highest honor. arnold has been a model for more than three decades and i include myself among that number. among those indebtedded to him for the insistence upon the universality of standards. of truth with a capital truth and beauty with a capital b. he combines the fullest embrace the buygraphic call subject with humidity with the courage confront the fullest range of the humanity. qualities that are all too rare even among the most known biographers. quality absolutely necessary to the task of responsible belie representing another person's life. in all of the beauty, and starkness over the full range of the humanity and ours. that is the essence of the auto biography. it is that challenge that arnold is so scufflely -- successfully confronted squarely, honestly, and always most eloquently. gives me an enormous amount of pleasure, ladies and gentlemen, and a privilege to present arched lifetime achievement award. [applause] [applause] [applause] ♪ ♪ i too agree that should have kept on going and goi
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